TCS Times January 2021

From the Director:  Should I Stay or Should I Go?:  Deciding About the Next School Year By Sarah O’Dell, Executive Director If you have a child turning 5 soon, you are reaching the point in their lives when suddenly there is a big wide world of...

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OAD Jan 18-22

“Schools are influential agents of socialization. They play vital roles in how we make meaning of the world around us, significantly affecting how we perceive ourselves and others, as well as differences across race, languages...

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OPT: Jan. 13th-15th

Welcome back! We missed everyone! It was great to get back in the groove and have almost our full class back! Everyone settled in nicely. During inside time, we built houses for farm animals with blocks, matched letters with locks and keys, put...

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OAD Jan 11-15

Play is… the way children discover the world around them. They explore, invent, and transform it to suit their needs. Cut off play and a wide range of children’s abilities never fully develop. Play-deprived children fail to know...

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Younger Primes

We had so many home days! We asked the children in the Younger Primes to draw a picture and tell about something they did over the holiday break. Below are their drawings and dictation. Bob – This is my tower I got for Christmas. It has 2...

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YAD week of 1/4

Snow Days at TCS! If the Boise School District or West Ada School District are closed for an emergency such as heavy snowfall in the community, TCS will also be closed. Rarely, TCS will be closed when local schools remain open. Notification of...

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OAD Week of Jan 4-8

“The beauty of anti-racism is that you don’t have to pretend to pretend to be free of racism to be an anti-racist. Anti-racism is the commitment to fight racism wherever you find it; including in yourself. And it’s the only way...

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OAD Looking Ahead Blog

“Boundaries and discipline, when offered non-punitively and in the context of empathy and respect, are gifts we should feel proud of and one of the highest forms of love.” -Janet Lansbury The OAD Blog: Looking Ahead Edition! Read...

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